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Will carpenter ants bite humans?

Question: Will carpenter ants bite humans?

ANSWER: They have powerful mandibles and could bite.

More importantly, carpenter ants in large numbers, if they invade a home, can cause significant damage. While they do not eat wood, they tear it apart to build nests. Call your local Orkin branch office today. A highly trained Inspector will go to your home and conduct a thorough inspection, assess the situation and develop a customized, scientifically proven treatment for this pest. Call today. Don’t let the carpenter ants make their home in yours.

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